Clip of the Day: Matt Hughes submits Frank Trigg

January 7, 2016 10:19 am by Evan Bell

Matt Hughes vs Frank Trigg at UFC 45 in Uncasville, Connecticut on November 21, 2003. #DWCOTD

A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on

Going into UFC 45 on November 21st 2003, Matt Hughes had defended his UFC welterweight championship four times, and was looking to make it five.

In the very first round, Hughes was able to secure a standing rear naked choke, submitting Trigg and defending his UFC welterweight championship for a fifth time.

The clip was used for UFC President Dana White’s ‘Clip of the Day’ on Instagram.


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